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Report by Trust for America's Health Finds Spending on Public Health Insufficient

Sunday, March 18, 2018  
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According to a report by the Trust for America's Health (TFAH), the CDC’s core budget—not including the Prevention and Public Health Fund—has been essentially flat for the last decade. Spending for public health by states has also been declining and is lower than it was in 2008-2009. TFAH’s CEO, John Auerbach, says persistent underfunding, including cuts in core federal emergency preparedness funding, has left the nation vulnerable.

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